Article by Sutikno Slamet
If you plan on buying a Microsoft Xbox 360, then you are definitely making the right decision when it comes to buying a seventh generation video gaming console. The Xbox 360 offers a wide library of games and it offers a lot more interaction between the games and the gamer.
The best part of all is that the Xbox 360 can also let you play online with the Xbox 360 Live. However, what if you don’t have the money to buy a brand new Xbox 360? For this, you may want to try considering purchasing a refurbished Xbox 360.
Basically, refurbished Xbox 360s are Xbox 360s that were used, repacked, and labeled refurbished. These Xbox 360s are inspected by licensed professionals from Microsoft and can guarantee that the video game console works. Because the Xbox 360 is already used and was already refurbished, the price will be a lot cheaper.
The refurbished Xbox 360 also comes with a three month warranty but you can have an extended warranty for an additional fee. Today, there are basically three Xbox 360 systems that are available for sale as refurbished. Here are the three types of packages that you may want to know about.
The first is the Xbox 360 Arcade. This particular Xbox 360 is the cheapest version of the three versions. This particular version doesn’t have any hard drive attached but it will provide you with a 256MB memory card. The refurbished version will have five games loaded in the memory card, which includes the Xbox Live arcade.
This particular version of the refurbished Xbox 360 is great for gamers who are not looking for a huge collection of Xbox 360 games. It is also for people who only play casual games. A wireless controller and a headset will be included with the package.
The Xbox 360 Premium is another version available for sale as refurbished. This is what basically most gamers end up with. This package will include a 20GB hard drive which can get you to save games. However, a hard drive this size is not enough to store movies and music as well as game demos. It will come with the same accessories offered with the Arcade edition and will be available in the standard white color.
Lastly, the Xbox 360 Elite is another type of Xbox 360 package available. Designed for the hardcore video game fanatic, this particular version will have a 120GB hard drive and is available in a sleek shiny black finish. Along with it is a headset and wireless controller. Also, it will include a free trial subscription to the Xbox Live.
These are the three available packages for refurbished Xbox 360. As you can see, you have a lot of choices when it comes to choosing what kind of Xbox 360 you should purchase. The great thing about refurbished versions is that it is a lot cheaper than brand new ones. Even if you have a limited budget, you will still be able to own an Xbox 360. In fact, some refurbished Xbox 360 can let you buy the Elite package at the price of a brad new Premium Xbox 360 package.
These are the things that you should remember whenever you plan on purchasing an Xbox 360. With the refurbished versions of the Xbox 360, you will be able to save a lot of money and still enjoy the same game play quality.
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